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Tinker, Tailor, Baker, Joker: Famed Movie Makeup Artist Creates Exclusive DC Collectible

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Makeup artist Rick Baker’s amazing 1:1 rendition of The Joker for DC Collectibles.

No Laughing Matter…
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A League of Your Own: DC Collectibles JL Movie Statues

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DC Collectibles sextet of Justice League Movie superheroes statues.


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Putting Out The Fire With Gasoline: Meet the Superwomen of DC Comics’ “Gotham City Garage”

Gotham City Garage Statues from DC Collectibles – Wonder Woman as you’ve never seen her before!

DC Collectibles has been adding to their Gotham City Garage statue series over the last few years and showcasing them at Toy Fair and Comic Con. SkeletonPete knew I’d fall in love with them. He knows me too well. I was instantly drawn to these gorgeous sculptures, these beautiful superwomen on motorcycles, in particular, Wonder Woman, my childhood hero.

When I saw these DC heroines reimagined as fierce biker chicks, I could instantly envision a live action or animated series set in this universe. Shortly thereafter, creators Jackson Lanzing and Collin Kelly announced their plan for a comic book series of the same name. I couldn’t wait to dive in and that’s unusual for me, as I’m not typically a comic book collector. Well played, DC. Mission accomplished. You reeled me in… and at 99 cents per digital download, it was an investment I was more than happy to make.
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Ka-Boom: DC Collectibles Expands “Bombshells” Merch

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DC Collectibles Harley Quinn gets another “Bombshells” Spin.

Girl Trouble…
Even the infamous Joker has his hands full when the ladies of DC comics get their own line of collectibles. The company’s Bombshells statues have recast their fantasy heroines and villainesses in the style of 1940’s pinups. Artist Ant Lucia began creating these vivacious calendar girls for DC Collectibles back in 2012. The first in the series, a “Rosie the Riveter” style Wonder Woman, set the tone, with Supergirl and Poison Ivy carrying on the lineage of artists like Gil Elvgren, George Petty and Alberto Vargas. Since then DC Comics has joined in the fun with a run of Bombshells variant covers. The group of sexy sirens has grown to include a revved up Stargirl and rock-a-billy Black Canary who might be belting out Wanda Jackson’s “Fujiyama Mama.”
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Bat’er Up…
Later this year Batwoman gets to swing for the far wall in a baseball card themed statue taken directly from a DC variant cover, while Lois Lane in paperboy attire will hawk the Daily Planet. Also in waiting is a very sophisticated Catwoman in a very little black dress, and Harley Quinn in a deluxe edition covers a hapless and helpless Joker in crimson smooches.
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Ant Lucia’s Wonder Woman design gets blanket approval.


Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams…
The popular line expands into other merchandising areas with the announcement of branded blankets and robes. A recent press release reports that “Ant Lucia’s classic pin-up style artwork of DC Comics’ super-heroines continues to grace the DC Bombshells Satin Robes from Underboss and blankets from The NorthWest Company! The exclusive Harley Quinn robe features a two-toned red and black coloring with playing card diamonds on the front and a high-spirited Harley holding her trusty pistol on the back. Alternately you might choose to “get comfortable and curl up with your very own DC Comics Bombshell Harley Quinn or Wonder Woman tapestry blanket! Each blanket measures 46″x60″, is made of soft acrylic, and carries vivid detail of everyone’s favorite Queen Clown Harley Quinn or Can-Do Wonder Woman…”

You can find those exclusives on order through the March issue Diamond’s Previews catalog.

Click this link for a revealing look at the genesis of the DC Collectibles Bombshells line.

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Born On The Bayou: DC Collectibles’ Swamp Thing Action Figure

DC Collectibles' Deluxe New 52 Swamp Thing Action Figure

DC Collectibles’ Deluxe “New 52” Swamp Thing Action Figure


Wearin’ O’ the Green…
If there’s a bit of spanish moss hanging out of your chimney this coming Christmas it might mean you’re the lucky recipient of one of DC Collectibles New 52 Swamp Thing Deluxe Action Figures.

I snapped these glimpses of the great green one at Toy Fair last February and was quite impressed with its proportions and detail. Standing at nearly 10” tall, it sports a 15” wingspan and 23 points of articulation.

The sculpt is based on Steve Snyder and Yanick Paquette’s re-spin of the character originally envisioned by writer Len Wein and artist Berni Wrightson. The stag horn style head gear lends an elemental grandeur to the environmental avenger. He’ll come equipped with sword and shield accessories to turn enemies into greasy grimy gopher guts.

SkeletonPete Says…
Slated for December 2013 release, pre-order street price seems to be approximately $75.00. Be kind to Mother Nature and maybe she (or your wife) will put this puppy in your paws and make your collector friends green with envy.